Department of Management, Science and Technology

Due to market demand and given AUT’s prestigious image amongst the Iranian’s industry professionals and practitioners, a group of university’s experienced academics (under the supervision of Dr Mohammad Hassan Sebt) took a bold step forward to educate and encourage the next generation of executives, entrepreneurs, engineers and managers.

The outcome was the university’s first MBA program defined and launched in 2007. Four years later the university created the Department of Management, Science and Technology (DMST), offering MBA, MSc (Philosophy of Science, Industrial Design and Future Studies), and PhD (Future Studies) degrees. In 2013 the first accredited international MBA (in English) was also launched with the aim to attract international applicants from the region and beyond. Today, DMST takes problem-oriented research approach and high impact engagement with decision makers across government and industrial sectors.
DMST with a young generation of academics graduated from top international business and management schools worldwide offers world-class postgraduate programs in management, philosophy of science and also technology management. MBA and MSc Programs at the school of management are carried out at the highest quality standards and presents quality human capital for management, industrial and service positions every year. Students at the school of management experience a vibrant and inspiring atmosphere and enhance their networks among the best of talents and most enthusiastic business apprentices.

Our research addresses national management agendas, including international technology transfer, risk management, industrial policy, innovation strategy and firm level consultancy. We work closely with governmental agencies. We also work a broad range of sectors including power plant equipment, car industry, ICT, and urban management.

The MBA program is carried out by innovative and top level course designs internationally and attracts many students and practitioners from diverse educational backgrounds and practical settings. Being offered for seven consecutive years, the MBA of Amirkabir Universityhas become a renowned brand and educational triumph at both national and international scales. MBA coursesare designed to meet the latest theories and case studies and also nuanced in light of Iranian business environment.

The AUT’s MBA is a full-time program and comprises 16 subjects, including 10 core (30 credits) and 6 electives (18 credits), which can be taken as a minor specialization. The MBA attracts applicants with a range of professional experience levels and from a range of different fields (mostly technologists and engineers). The key mission has been aimed to provide a mix of theory and hands-on practice, ensuring that our MBA courses are not only relevant in a competitive global environmentbut immediately applicable to the Iranian marketplace.

To further ensure that our MBA is of the highest quality possible, DMST has established valuable academic and industry links, inviting qualified and experienced lecturers from within and outside the university.